HR / Labour law
Scope of advice
We provide comprehensive advisory services in the full scope of individual and collective labour law, as well as on all other issues faced by HR departments. We work for Polish and international entrepreneurs.
We provide support both in day-to-day operations and in strategic issues and offer fast and professional assistance in emergency situations.
Our consultants have many years of experience, understand the business context and environment in which employers operate. Our aim is to provide our Clients with practical solutions best suited for their situation.
Main areas of consultancy:
Establishment of structures of new employers, as well as restructuring the existing ones, voluntary departure programmes, collective redundancies, takeovers of all or part of companies
Taking care of employee issues following acquisition and transformation processes in capital groups - pre-transaction audits as well as support for post-transaction integration of employers
Development of optimal employment models, diversification of forms of employment (managerial contracts, B2B), reconstruction of the remuneration model
Cooperation with trade unions, works councils and other workers' representative bodies in order to avoid or manage collective disputes, bargaining, and redundancies
Day-to-day comprehensive support for HR departments (including the establishment and termination of employment relationships, working hours, salaries, benefits, holidays, health and safety at work; accidents at work; regulations, policies and other internal documents in the field of labour law; reviews; all agreements concerning the HR area)
Employment of temporary staff, employee outsourcing
Preparation, prevention and representation during audits conducted by authorities, especially the State Labour Inspection, the Social Insurance Institution, as well as representation at all stages of disputes with such bodies
All employee-related tax and social security issues, including representation of employers before competent authorities
Representation of employers in all labour disputes, including in courts
Creative activities of employees - intellectual property issues, improvement schemes, application of measures to increase deductible costs, etc.
Employee capital programmes (PPK) and employee pension schemes (PPE)
Implementation of new technologies and innovative solutions affecting HR (purchase of technology/software and their legally secure implementation)
Incentive programmes for employees at all levels (See more in the description of our competencies, i.e. Incentive programmes for key management)
Issues of personal data protection and information security in the HR departments – particularly the GDRP (See more on our GDPR competencies)
Employment of foreigners and employee secondment (See more on our competences under Global mobility/ immigration law)
Compliance tools and procedures in HR departments (See more under Compliance)
Training for employees at different levels and for employers/management/ HR departments
Crisis management consulting for HR departments, particularly on funds obtained to maintain employment (See more under Crisis counselling)
Distinction in the Employment category
In 2023, we were once again recognised in The Legal 500 ranking in the Employment category (Tier 3).
The Recommended Lawyer title was given to: Lucyna Brayshaw, Anna Chrobot, Ludmiła Łuczak, Nina Wiśniewska-Lech, Magdalena Maślak-Gościmińska.